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360Science™: Food Analysis

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Students carry out an investigation to detect differences in vitamin C (ascorbic acid) levels in citrus fruit using volume metric analysis. They will investigate ascorbic acid as a water soluble and a reducing agent. In this lab, students use an indicator solution (dichloroindophenol) to test for vitamin C.

Concepts

  • Macromolecules
  • Vitamins and minerals
  • Volume metric analysis